Future Cities Catapult appoints theGrogroup to deliver training

Future Cities Catapult has appointed theGrogroup as its learning and development partner to supply a number of training and development programmes.

Eleven Catapults were established three years ago by Innovate UK, the UK Government’s innovation agency to transform the UK’s capability for innovation in specific areas and help drive future economic growth

Future Cities Catapult works collaboratively on a not-for-profit model, and is currently focused on three core themes: promoting healthy cities, building resilience in urban infrastructure, and designing strategies to help cities adopt and finance smarter technologies.

 

Staff training

In order to help transform them from a start-up model to the next stage in their business lifecycle, theGrogroup has been appointed to help the Catapult deliver training programmes for all of their staff and a management skills programme for their 30 managers.

The programme will be delivered over a nine-month period and will be aligned with Catapults competency framework to further develop existing skills in negotiation, presenting, finance, and managing people, teams and performance.

Carolyn Moore, head of human resources at Future Cities Catapult commented: “theGrogroup listened to our requirements and are developing a bespoke programme that will help deliver cultural change and equip our team members with critical skills to ensure they are commercial about providing solutions while managing teams and projects effectively.”

The Catapult family are designed to transform the UK’s capability for innovation in specific areas and help drive future economic growth.

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